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QooCam 8K 360 Camera is small enough to fit in your pocket

QooCam 8K 360 Camera is small enough to fit in your pocket

Smartphone cameras are getting more capable but they're still limited in at least two ways. For one, most are able to do only 4K video recording max. But even those that may be able to do 8K are, by design, unable to capture 360-degree content on the fly. For that, you usually need dedicated 360-degree cameras and the new QooCam 8K from Chinese manufacturer Kandao could be the smallest, cheapest, and most capable consumer product in the market right now.

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Sharp 8K TV touts its own ARM processor for high computing performance

Sharp 8K TV touts its own ARM processor for high computing performance

CEATEC 2019 is naturally filled with technological wonders, some of which look too futuristic to be available today. In a sea of such forward-looking prototypes and products that may or may not hit the market, Sharp is bringing a comforting and familiar presence in the form of an 8K TV. Make no mistake, however, as this 8T-C70BW1 8K LCD TV AQUOS does have a special trick inside, an ARM system-on-chip (SoC) that could make it one of the most powerful computer TVs in the market.

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LG 8K OLED and 8K NanoCell TVs boast they’re the real 8K deal

LG 8K OLED and 8K NanoCell TVs boast they’re the real 8K deal

The world is still in the process of settling down on 4K yet TV makers, more than content makers, are already trying to push the concept of 8K to consumers. At that point, consumers have become smarter and started asking if there's any benefit to that many pixels, especially on similarly sized TVs. LG's new SIGNATURE OLED 8K TV 88Z9 and 8K NanoCell TV 75SM99 don't exactly answer that question and instead responds to the question that no one probably asked: which is the real 8K TV.

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Samsung’s The Wall Luxury 8K TV launches next month and you can’t afford it

Samsung’s The Wall Luxury 8K TV launches next month and you can’t afford it

If you follow technology news, there's a good chance you've heard of Samsung's massive, modular display called simply "The Wall." What was first launched as a commercial product is now getting a consumer version, nearly a year after Samsung announced that such a model was in the works. Don't take that to mean that The Wall is going to somehow get cheaper in its jump to private residences, as it's still very clearly a product for those with deep pockets.

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Huawei 8K 5G TV plans leak – and Samsung should be worried

Huawei 8K 5G TV plans leak – and Samsung should be worried

Huawei is planning an 8K TV with an integrated 5G connection, insiders claim, aiming to leapfrog the usual smart TV and on-demand media with a high-spec cord-cutting behemoth. The new Huawei TV would mark the expansion of the company's ecosystem play, which has so far centered predominantly on smaller, portable devices, and could launch as soon as this year.

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Samsung 2019 QLED 4K, 8K TVs released in 41-set onslaught

Samsung 2019 QLED 4K, 8K TVs released in 41-set onslaught

A whopping 41 new model 2019 Samsung QLED television sets were revealed today - in every possible size you can imagine. Every size that makes any possible sense to manufacture, it would seem, will be available from Samsung imminently. Barring cost, it would seem Samsung's not allowing any sort of other question about the unique set of qualities a television must have get in your way of owning one of their newest sets.

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CBS Super Bowl LIII broadcast will include 8K and augmented reality

CBS Super Bowl LIII broadcast will include 8K and augmented reality

CBS has announced big plans for its Super Bowl LIII broadcast, including 8K cameras and the use of augmented reality. The network will have 115 cameras at the game, with "multiple" of them being 8K cameras intended for "dramatic close-up views" of the game action, according to the company. This will be the first time any US network has used 8K cameras to present the game.

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8K Association sees Samsung, TCL and more push next-gen TV tech

8K Association sees Samsung, TCL and more push next-gen TV tech

It may seem like early days for 8K, but TV-makers are keen to get even higher resolution sets on your agenda - and for you to open your wallet - even before many have upgraded to 4K Ultra HD. A group of the biggest names in TV hardware and display manufacturing - including Samsung and TCL Electronics - have joined forces to create the 8K Association.

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There’s a Canon 8K EOS R coming

There’s a Canon 8K EOS R coming

Canon is readying an 8K-capable EOS R camera, one of a number of models the company is planning to add to its mirrorless full-frame range. The EOS R launched back in September, packing a 30.3-megapixel full-frame sensor with ISO range of 100-40,000, along with Canon's DIGIC 8 image processor with a dual-pixel autofocus.

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Sony MASTER Series 8K Z9G, 4K A9G TVs bring beauty and brains in one package

Sony MASTER Series 8K Z9G, 4K A9G TVs bring beauty and brains in one package

While smartphone makers are now obsessed with thinning bezels and notches, TV makers are still pushing for higher and higher resolutions. The market now tops at 8K, even when video content is still coming to terms with 4K. That might not matter though, because thanks to the Picture Processor X1 Ultimate in Sony’s MASTER series of TVs, content is promised to look crisp and clear in the Z9G’s 8K or the A9G’s 4K, even if they weren’t made for such large screens.

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Samsung 8K QLED TV revealed: Lands October with AI upscaling

Samsung 8K QLED TV revealed: Lands October with AI upscaling

Samsung has revealed its first 8K QLED TV, bringing the 85-inch super-set to IFA 2018 ahead of its launch in US stores in October. Arguably more important, though, the 85Q900FN QLED TV also debuts Samsung's new AI 8K Upscaling, to fill the gap before such content is widely available.

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Hydrus VR camera system captures 360 8K video deep underwater

Hydrus VR camera system captures 360 8K video deep underwater

Virtual reality has allowed us to explore and experience everything from remote places around the world to fantasy and sci-fi settings. The next big location, however, could be the deep sea. Marine Imaging Technologies has announced a new camera system that's capable of capturing incredible 360-degree video at underwater depths with almost no light. Dubbed Hydrus VR, it's not meant for underwater photography hobbyists, but instead for professional VR experiences and documentary filmmakers.

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